Medical follow-ups for workers exposed to substances classified as CMR

When a worker is exposed to CMR, Carcinogenic, Mutagenic, Reprotoxic agents, category 1 or 2, the  medical supervision is necessary strengthened.

According to the French labor code,article R. 4624-18 :

when there is a strenghtened medical supervision, the pre-recruitment medical examination does take place before the employee starts working for the enterprise.

The periodical medical checks take place every 12 months or every 24 months : the occupational physician can decide to change the frequency of the medical examinations  in line with recommendations for good practices which are available for health at work.

Strenghtened medical supervision is called “Surveillance médicale renforcée” in French

Recommendations for good practices for workers exposed to carcinogenic chemicals

You can also read the following posts :

be the first to comment on this article

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.